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Category:   Application (Security)  >   Clam AntiVirus Vendors:   clamav.sourceforge.net
Clam AntiVirus Memory Access Errors Let Remote Users Deny Service
SecurityTracker Alert ID:  1020828
SecurityTracker URL:  http://securitytracker.com/id/1020828
CVE Reference:   CVE-2008-3912, CVE-2008-3913, CVE-2008-3914   (Links to External Site)
Date:  Sep 9 2008
Impact:   Denial of service via network
Fix Available:  Yes  Vendor Confirmed:  Yes  

Description:   A vulnerability was reported in Clam AntiVirus. A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.

A remote user can send specially crafted data to trigger an out-of-memory null dereference [CVE-2008-3912], memory leaks [CVE-2008-3913], and file descriptor leaks [CVE-2008-3914].

The vulnerabilities reside in 'message.c' and 'mbox.c'.

Impact:   A remote user can cause denial of service conditions.
Solution:   The vendor has issued a fixed version (0.94).

The vendor's advisory is available at:

http://sourceforge.net/project/shownotes.php?release_id=623661

Vendor URL:  www.clamav.net/ (Links to External Site)
Cause:   State error
Underlying OS:  Linux (Any), UNIX (Any)

Message History:   None.


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